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UAE moving towards brighter future

UAE moving towards brighter future

The UAE economic growth is expected to accelerate next year by more than four per cent a year until 2020 on high oil prices and Expo2020 related projects, a new…

Million plus shorebirds visit Oman’s Barr Al Hikman and Masirah Island

Million plus shorebirds visit Oman’s Barr Al Hikman and Masirah Island

More than 1 million shorebirds flock to the Barr Al Hikman and Masirah Island every year, according to experts. Dr Andy Yaw Kwarteng, director, Remote Sensing and GIS Centre, Sultan…

OPEC oil output may hit new high in July: Survey

OPEC oil output may hit new high in July: Survey

OPEC’s oil output is likely in July to reach its highest in recent history, a Reuters survey found on Friday, as Iraq pumps more and Nigeria manages to export additional…

National Historic Museum of Tirana : The largest museum in the country

National Historic Museum of Tirana : The largest museum in the country

Originally opening its doors in 1982, the Albanian National Historic Museum is the largest museum in the country. It features a wide range of objects ranging from paleolithic to post-Hoxha…

Pearl diving event kicks off

Pearl diving event kicks off

The annual traditional pearl diving event, organized by the Kuwait Sea Sports Club (KSSC) in Salmiya, kicked off yesterday morning. The 28th ‘Dasha’ ceremony, which celebrates the start of Kuwait’s…

The greatest chapter in the Qur’an

The greatest chapter in the Qur’an

The greatest chapter in the Holy Qur’an is the one that we recite every day in our five daily prayers; it is Al-Fatiha or The Opening. Studying its meanings will…

US-backed forces control almost half of Syria’s Manbij

US-backed forces control almost half of Syria’s Manbij

US-backed forces have taken control of 40 percent of Manbij after new advances against areas controlled by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the key Syrian city…

Muslims pray with Catholics over French priest’s murder

Muslims pray with Catholics over French priest’s murder

Muslims have attended Catholic mass in churches around France in solidarity and sorrow following the brutal murder of a priest in an ISIL-linked attack. More than 100 Muslims were among…

Yemen’s exiled government accepts UN peace proposal

Yemen’s exiled government accepts UN peace proposal

Yemen’s exiled government says it has accepted a peace deal proposed by the UN that calls on Houthi rebels – who control large swaths of the country – to concede…

Syria war : ‘Civilians die’ as US-Russia plan falters

Syria war : ‘Civilians die’ as US-Russia plan falters

At least 28 civilians have been killed and dozens wounded in air strikes by the US-led coalition in Syria, amid setbacks to attempts by the US to partner with Russia against…

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